USS Chafee to Deploy with Nimitz Carrier Strike Group

PEARL HARBOR (KHNL) -- The Pearl Harbor-based guided missile destroyer USS Chafee will deploy as part of the USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Wednesday, January 30.

Nimitz CSG is deploying to the Western Pacific in support of U.S. commitments in the region.

In September 2007, the Nimitz CSG returned from a six-month deployment to the Persian Gulf and the Western Pacific.

The Nimitz CSG supported Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom, conducted Maritime Security Operations and participated in joint and coalition military exercises and operations with many countries.